PRAGUE, March 1 (Reuters) – The outlook for Czech
manufacturing improved in February, with a with a rise in new
orders stabilising production, halting an 11 month slide and
putting it on the verge of expansion for the first time in a
The central European state is struggling to pull out of a
year-and-a-half long recession caused by government tax hikes
and spending cuts and a collapse in demand for its exports due
to the crisis in the euro zone.